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flight that had illegal cargo. the young pakistani girl shot by the taliban because she campaigned for education. still critical and now moved to another hospital. it's midday here in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington where the sporting icon lance armstrong's reputation has suffered yet another blow at the american anti-doping agency labeled him a serial cheat. they have accused him of being at the heart of the most sophisticated doping program ever seen in the sport. it says armstrong used illegal blood and drug transfusions and led his teammates to do the same. >> the american anti-doping agency says it is beyond doubt. lance armstrong won the tour de france seven times by cheating. >> the scientific documents that are there, the financial records, the emails, it paints an undeniable web of unfortunately the deepest and the most sophisticated professionalized drug program that we've ever seen a team run. >> lance armstrong has been accused of doping before. what's new, and perhaps most damning in this report are allegations from other teammates that he bullied them into taking perf
must remain in prison, in russia. in pakistan, a 13-year-old has been shot in the head by the taliban. >> we are in a global race today. that means an hour of reckoning for countries like ours to sink or swim, do or decline. >> it's midday in london, 4:00 in the afternoon iis, bad. 1:00 in the afternoon in madrid. the spanish red cross has launched its first campaign to help those living within property within its own borders. in the past its helped poor people around the world. last year the charity helped 2 million people in spain. but the harshest economic crisis has pushed another of 300,000 into poverty. tom is in madrid. >> the spanish red cross is one of the best known charities here, known for helping international causes, disaster- stricken or property-stricken countries abroad. it's the first time they've launched an appeal to help spanish people affected by spain's economic crisis. 300,000 people in spain are now very vulnerable and need help in the form of food handouts. it represents the work of many other charities across the country which is increasing because of the ec
jung from busan. >>> the shooting by the taliban of a 14-year-old pakistani girl is drawing international attention. malala yusde had been speaking out about the need to educate girls which the taliban opposes. she was shot and critically wounded on tuesday on her way home from school in pakistan. several men stopped a cool bus and opened fire. she was taken to a military hospital where she's said to be unconscious and in serious condition. the taliban had claimed responsibility for the attack. a resurgence of islamist militancy in the region began about five years ago. extremists have since attacked schools for girls, forcing many of them to close. teenage activist had been writing about such illegal acts by the taliban on her british media-backed blog. the international community expressing outrage and strongly condemning the shooting. u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton praised yusdea campaign for women's rights. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want gills to have an education and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to bec
by the taliban, that for going to school and promoting education for girls. she is a poignant example of why the united nations is focusing on abuses against girls worldwide. 14. >> she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education and don't want girls to speak for themselves and don't want girls to become leaders who are, for a variety have right of reasons, threatened by that kind of employment. empowerment. >> as part of the first international day of the girl child, world leaders said education is the way to end child marriage. every year ten million girls are removed from school and forced into marriage, according to the u.n. population fund. early marriage deprives young girls of education. it threatens their health and traps them in poverty. west africa has the highest incidence of child marriage but the practice is wide spread across sub-saharan africa, and in bangladesh, india, nepal and pakistan. >> so kim gandhy, let's start with the child bride issue. is this something that the u.n. and the united states can get a handle on? because it's so widespr
. the pakistani taliban has since claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted her speaking out against them as well as against "islam and sharia." malalai yusufuzai has been celebrated worldwide for opposing the taliban's efforts to stop girls from attending school. on wednesday, hundreds of people gathered in several pakistani cities to condemn the attack. >> there is nothing more cowardly than for grown men to be attacking a small little girl of 14 years old. i condemn it and the strongest possible way, and i think there could be nothing more cowardly. >> malalai yusufuzai is said to be in stable condition after undergoing surgery to remove a bullet from her skull. the pakistani government has offered a bounty of over $100,000 for the capture of those who shot her. in russia, a court has freed one of three jailed members of the punk protest group pussy riot, but upheld prison sentences for the other two. in a case that has drawn international attention, the women were found guilty of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred after performing a punk prayer inside the cathedral
american lives? >> we do not want to lose the gains we have gotten. we want to make sure the taliban does not give al qaeda a safe haven. we agree with the administration on the 2014 transition. when i think about afghanistan, i think about the incredible job that our troops have done. you have been more than the two of us combined. first, was there in 2002, it was amazing to me what they were facing britain wanted kandahar before the surge, and i sat down with a young private in the 82nd from the menominee indian reservation who would tell me what you did every day, and i was in all. in to see what they have in front of them, then to go back in december to go with the marines to see what they had accomplished? it is nothing short of amazing. what we don't want to do is los@ the gains we have gotten. we disagreed from time to time on a few issues. we would have more likely taken into account the recommendations from our commanders on troop levels throughout this year's fighting season. we have been skeptical about negotiations with the taliban, especially while they're shooting at us. but
for the bbc about life under the taliban. those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. we're on the road in durango, colorado on our 100-city tour. first return to venezuela or president hugo chÁvez has won his fourth presidential election, defeating challenger henrique capriles in a race widely seen as chÁvez's strongest challenge since his first victory in 1998. chÁvez 154% of the vote, with henrique capriles gaining just under 45%. tens of thousands celebrated in the streets of the capital caracas after the results were announced. chÁvez held a replica of the sword of independence hero simon boulevard during the victory celebration. at a rally of the presidential chalice, chÁvez reached out to the political opposition and called for unity among venezuelans. >> to those to promote hate, to those to promote social poison, to those or always tried to deny all the good things that happen in venezuela, i invite him to dialogue, to debate, and to work together for venezuela. for the bulgarian people, for
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